Hey there! My name is Riley, and I am a shopaholic. More importantly, an Amazon addict. Is there anything better than always getting gifts dropped off on your doorstep? It's like every day is Christmas–and who doesn't want that? Since I've done my fair share of online shopping, I figured I'd share my must-haves that I quite literally cannot live without. From workout gear to kitchen appliances to home decor, there's something for everyone. To make your shopping a little easier, consider one of these 30 picks that I can't get enough of.
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Blue Light Glasses That Will Save You From Headaches (Literally)
via: AmazonNow that I've transitioned to working from home full time, I'm spending hours staring at my computer screen. I grew up with glasses, and the last thing I need is my eyesight getting worse. With these blue light glasses, I protect my eyes and my head from the aches of hours of endless scrolling.
The Ice Roller That Will Keep You Looking Young
via: AmazonSkincare routines have taken the social media world by storm, and I went from being someone who never washed their face to someone with a 10-step day and night routine. I'm the queen of waking up with a swollen face, especially my under eyes, so I'm all about using this roller to calm down my inflammation, take away the inevitable redness, and wake me up first thing in the morning.
Make Your Room Smell Like Fresh Baked Cookies With This Diffuser
via: AmazonWhile my love for candles will never go away, I've fallen deeply in love with diffusing essential oils in my room. Not only do essential oils have a long list of health benefits, but they also make your house smell incredible. There's nothing I love more than diffusing cinnamon oil in my kitchen to make it smell like I've spent hours baking. The diffuser's aesthetically pleasing appearance is an added bonus–it matches my midcentury modern kitchen perfectly!
These Yoga Pants Will Have Your Wallet Thanking You
via: AmazonLike everyone else, I love Lululemon. My wallet? Not so much. These pants are buttery soft, high waisted enough to keep you tucked in, and don't ride down no matter what exercise you choose. I wear them almost every day to cycling class, and people are always complimenting them. And nothing quite beats that $24 price tag.
This Toiletry Bag Will Keep Your Bathroom Supplies Organized and Dry
via: AmazonI am always on the move and staying organized while traveling is key. This bag keeps all my shampoo, conditioner, and soaps upright, in the bottle, and tidy. All I have to do is unpack my suitcase and hang this on the door, and I am ready to get my vacation on.
These Reusable Bags Are A Sustainable Alternative to Plastic Ziplock Bags
via: AmazonI'm all about making small changes to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This means cutting out plastic, ditching straws, and recycling. I was always using plastic bags until one day, I decided that making the switch to reusable bags was one of the easiest swaps I could make. I love using these to save fruits and veggies and to pack up sandwiches for afternoon picnics. They're freezer safe and super easy to clean, making them a must-have for every kitchen.
Say Goodbye to Dry Lips Forever With This Berry Lip Mask
via: AmazonI've had dry lips for what seems like my entire life. Living in the desert, I thought that no matter how much chapstick I put on, this was my unfortunate fate. One day a good friend of mine posted about this lip mask on Instagram, and my life was changed forever. A small amount of this moisturizing berry lip mask gets rid of dry skin in a matter of hours and leaves you with soft kissable lips overnight.
Who Needs Bulky Books When You Can Have A Kindle
via: AmazonIf it were up to me, I would spend hours in bed reading a new book. There's something about reading a new story that transports you to a whole different world. Unfortunately, books can be expensive and take up a lot of room while traveling. I made the switch to a Kindle and will never go back. I have access to thousands of books with the press of a button. And, I can read them in bed thanks to the built-in backlight that doesn't strain my eyes.
The Silicone iPhone Case That Saves Your Phone and Your Money
via: AmazonI get a new phone every year, which means I hate spending a ton of money on phone cases. Many of the $40 cases I've gotten in the past have ended up broken and in the trash. I've since learned my lesson and gotten this silicone iPhone case in multiple different colors. Not only has it protected my phone, but it's also extremely affordable, so I've been able to switch out the case depending on my mood.
The Perfect Invention For People Who Can't Cook
via: AmazonI’ve never been a big chef, and it was always something that I was okay with. Since quarantine started, I decided to up my cooking skills, and what better way to do so than with an instant pot? I love using it for whipping up a quick dinner that requires little effort but still tastes delicious. I use it for everything from chicken tacos to spicy rigatoni to hearty soups.
This Jewelry Box Is A Lifesaver For All Jewelry Lovers
via: AmazonOver the last year or so, I’ve accumulated a lot of jewelry. Accessorizing is one of the easiest ways to dress up a simple outfit. Unfortunately, necklaces tend to get very tangled very easily, and there’s nothing worse than spending 30 painful minutes trying to undo a large knotted necklace pile. This jewelry box has helped me avoid this headache by giving me four different tiers to store all of my various pieces in one place.
These Slippers Are Like Walking on a Cloud
via: AmazonWhile Arizona may not be cold, I’m constantly wearing slippers, even when it’s 100 degrees out–which is 90% of the year. Who doesn’t love walking on a cloud? These memory foam slippers have the perfect amount of memory foam, so your feet sink right in! They’re great for everyday wear and running quick errands.
An Amazing Bullet Journal For An Amazing Price
via: AmazonI’ve been drawing and writing my entire life. When I learned about bullet journaling, I was over the moon. It combines my love for both and allows me to let be exercise my creative muscles. The key to the perfect bullet journal is a dotted grid, thick, high-quality paper, and a placeholder ribbon. This journal combines all of those aspects, making it the ideal bullet journal for all skill levels.
The Apple Pencil Is The Holy Grail For Amateur Graphic Designers
via: AmazonI’ve always been interested in graphic design but had no idea where to begin. When I recently got my new iPad, I decided what better time to give it a shot? After doing a fair share of research, the Apple pencil was highly recommended by pros and amateurs alike. It draws flawlessly on my iPad, fully charges in less than 20 minutes, and allows me to focus on the small details I need for my art. After using different Amazon styluses, it won me over after one use.
A Reusable Grocery Bag Great For Veggies and the Beach
via: AmazonAs I mentioned earlier, I have tried to make small changes to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Along with the reusable ziplock bags, I swapped out plastic grocery bags for this reusable net bag. Although it is lightweight, it’s very durable and stretches easily, so you won’t have to worry about it ripping on your grocery run. Along with fruits and veggies, I’ve also used this at the beach to carry my sunscreen, book, and towels.
If You’re A Light Sleeper, You Need This Mask Now
via: AmazonWhile this may seem like a silly addition to a list of Amazon must-haves, this silk mask has changed the way I sleep. Unfortunately, the quietest noise or the smallest amount of light wakes me extremely easily. Ever since purchasing this, I sleep soundly and can finally sleep in on the weekends. The soft silk fabric is comfortable and luxurious, and I never worry about it digging into my head while I sleep.
The Perfect Coffee Table Book for Desert Lovers
via: AmazonAs much as I complain about Arizona’s heat, the desert will always hold a special place in my heart. I’ve visited Joshua Tree multiple times and fell in love with the national park the minute I stepped foot inside. I ordered this book for my boyfriend for his birthday, and it quickly became our favorite coffee table. It does an incredible job painting a picture of what it’s like to live in Joshua Tree, and every time I open it, I’m transported to one of my favorite places on Earth.
Enjoy Ultimate Relaxation With This Bamboo Bath Caddy
via: AmazonBefore purchasing this caddy, I was known to set my iPad on the toilet to enjoy a movie or show while taking a relaxing bath. Long gone are those days. I now use this to prop up my iPad, a glass of wine, and my favorite candle while bathing. It turns my otherwise dull bathroom into my own spa.
Become More Productive With This Time Management Cube
via: AmazonAnyone else a certified procrastinator? If this sounds like you, you need this time management cube. Studies show that when you break up tasks by time increments, you not only produce better work, but you’re also more productive. Now that I work from home full-time, this is super important since it’s up to me to stay on track. Every 30-minutes, I get up and stretch, and it’s made a huge difference in not only my energy levels but also my work ethic.
Have A Hyper Dog? Use This Ball Launcher To Tire Them Out
via: AmazonI have a three-year-old corgi who has the energy of a toddler. She’s always running around and wanting to play. Luckily we have a large backyard, which makes for the perfect game of fetch. We decided to up our fetch game with this ball launcher. It not only shoots the balls further and faster, but it also allows you to pick up the balls without getting covered in dog slobber.
These Rubber Boys Are My Summer Go-To Sandal
via: AmazonI’ll be the first one to admit that I hated Birkenstocks for the longest time, but the minute I got my hands on my first pair, I understood why they’re popular. They’re comfortable and go with any outfit. This summer, I saw the rubber version of the sandals on social media but didn’t feel like dropping $50 on shoes. That’s when I turned to Amazon. These $16 waterproof sandals are super similar and are perfect for everyday wear and days on the lake.
Sit Back and Relax in This Portable Hammock
via: AmazonWith Phoenix being so hot this summer, I’ve spent most of my time up north in the cooler weather. Whether I’m camping in a tent or staying in a cabin, I always make sure I have my portable hammock. Although it’s incredibly affordable, it doesn’t sacrifice quality. I could spend hours under the sun in my hammock with my favorite book and an ice-cold beverage.
Keep Your Beers Cold All Day No Matter How Hot It Is Outside With BruMate
via: AmazonBecause I’ve been spending all of my time on the lake or a hike, I’ve invested in some outdoor gear that has made a world of difference. There’s something to be said about spending time on the water with a nice cold beer. Unfortunately, if you don’t drink it fast enough, it gets warm quickly. With the BruMate, my beers stay cold so, I don’t have to worry about chugging them.
Drink Your Wine in Style
via: AmazonCute barware has taken over Pinterest and Instagram, and while I am all about drinking my cocktails and wine in style, I don’t want my wallet to suffer to do so. These hand-blown Italian crystal glasses look expensive but won’t break your bank. Invite friends and family over and wow them at your next dinner party.
Take Your Backgammon Game With You Everywhere You Go
via: AmazonI was always under the impression that backgammon was a game that every 80-year-old plays. That is until I played it myself and realized how addicting it is. Now my boyfriend and I take our new travel roll-up backgammon on every trip we take. It’s the ideal game to play on a bluff near the beach while you listen to the waves crashing nearby.
Wear Your Hair Up Every Day Without Doing Serious Damage With These Ties
via: AmazonI’m lucky if I have the energy to do my hair these days, which means I’m living in messy buns and ponytails. Because my hair is so thick, it tends to get caught in ponytails, which can be quite painful when it’s time to take it down. After seeing these spiral hair ties, I decided to give them a shot, and boy, am I glad that I did. They keep my thick hair up tightly without the painful headache or the dreaded ponytail bump you get from traditional ties.
The Candle That Every Household Needs
via: AmazonI’ll be the first to admit that I am a bit of a candle addict. I like to have at least 5 in my house at all times. Because of this, I’ve turned into a bit of a candle snob. I tend to lean towards scents that involve patchouli, tobacco, vanilla, sandalwood, etc,. No candle that I’ve come across has compared to P.F Candle Co’s teakwood and tobacco candle. The scent is not overwhelming, and it makes your home feel richer and cozier. It’s perfect for this coming fall season!
Never Kill A Plant Again With This Self Watering Planter
via: AmazonI am a self-proclaimed plant mama and take pride and joy in all of my plant friends. However, I still struggle to keep plants alive every now and then. When I found this self-watering mid-century planter, I knew I had to give it a shot. It’s not only decorative and matches my office decor perfectly, but it’s also taken all of the guessing out of taking care of my plants. Now I never have to worry about whether or not my plants are getting thirsty!
Four Basic Tank Tops That Every Girl’s Closet Needs
via: AmazonOne of the biggest advantages of working from home is that I get to wear whatever I want. This means allllll the comfy clothes! I tend to gravitate towards the basics, and when I saw this four-pack of tank tops, I couldn’t help but try them out. Although they are marketed as meant to wear to the gym, I love them for lounging around the house. They’re snug, breathable, and go with every outfit no matter what season. And at $7 a tank, you can’t beat the price!
You’ll Get A Guaranteed Tan With This Browning Lotion
via: AmazonAlthough I’m a native Arizonan who has spent her entire life in one of the sunniest places on Earth, I’m quite pale thanks to me genes! As much as I would like to be tanner, I always had a hard time getting darker–no matter how long I laid out. One day my friend recommended Maui Babe, and I haven’t used anything else since then. The browning lotion gives you a quick even tan without drying your skin out. I apply a layer of sunscreen and then the lotion, and within 30-minutes, I’m bronzed!